- an administrative division in Denmark.
Origin of amt
< Danish < German; Old High German ambaht, ampacht (neuter) service, akin to ampacht (masculine) < Gallo-Latin ambactus servant; see embassy
- alternative minimum tax.
- Associate in Mechanical Technology.
- Associate in Medical Technology.
- Master of Arts in Teaching.
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Examples from the Web for amt
Honest liberals oppose repeal because the AMT is “an important source of revenue for the Federal government.”
Treasury has estimated that by 2013 it would be more expensive to repeal the AMT than to eliminate the income tax.
And because the AMT eliminates personal exemptions, it hurts families with children in particular.
For many taxpayers, the AMT is a nightmare that threatens their family budgets.
Lowering tax rates for everyone makes more people subject to the AMT, because it is not indexed for inflation.
It is an amt, or province, in the south-eastern part of Norway.Up The Baltic
The south-eastern portion of it belongs to the amt of Troms.
Every negotiation has contemplated the yielding of that amt.
Of course, that question has more in it than the inquiry as to the 15th Amt.
Hedemarken Amt (county) has the largest forest area, while Stavanger Amt has the smallest.The Norwegian Fjords
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Word Origin and History for amt
territorial division in Denmark and Norway, from Danish amt, from German Amt "office," from Old High German ambaht, of Celtic origin, related to Gallo-Romance ambactus "servant" (see ambassador).
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